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A Rehearsal

A Rehearsal, William Banks Fortescue

William Banks Fortescue (1850-1924)

Oil on canvas

Signed, inscribed verso

Image Dimensions : 13½" x 17½" (34.3cm x 44.5cm)

Price : £4,500

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William Banks Fortescue Biography

One of the Newlyn School's many Birmingham-born painters, Fortescue began his career as an engineering designer before setting out to train as an artist. He studied in Paris, going on to travel in Europe; he is thought to have visited Venice in c.1883/4, as he exhibited Venetian scenes at the Royal Birmingham Society of Artists at this time.

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